Apple Coleslaw

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Apple Coleslaw

Servings 4

Total Time: 15 minutes

Cook Time: 15 minutes

Nutrition Information

calories 213

carbohydrate 24g

protein 2g

fat 14g


  • 1/2 head(s) cabbage(s), green chopped
  • 1 medium apple(s), tart (Granny Smith recommended), grated or chopped
  • 1 large celery stalk(s) chopped
  • 1 medium bell pepper(s) chopped
  • 1/4 cup(s) olive oil
  • 1 medium lemon(s), juiced
  • 2 tablespoon(s) honey, raw
  • 1 teaspoon(s) celery seed
  • 1/4 teaspoon(s) sea salt


  1. Toss the cabbage, apple, celery, and bell pepper together in a large bowl.
  2. In a smaller bowl, whisk remaining ingredients.
  3. Drizzle over coleslaw and toss to coat.


  1. I have to say that this was a whole lot better than I imagined! I was a bad girl and added a tiny bit of stevia and doubled the honey. We are sweet addicts, and I figured I better submerge the family into this slowly. I found myself going to snack on it instead of all the snacks in the pantry.
    I also did part red cabbage and part green. Not sure if that affected the flavor, but the flavor was great either way.+

  2. This was delicious as is, but for me was missing the “bite” that traditional slaw has, so I added a couple splashes of apple cider vinegar and some fresh cracked black pepper. YUM!

  3. The bell pepper in this was a little weird, but overall it was very good. Oh, and we used about a third less honey than called for.

  4. I just got done making this dish, and it’s so delicious! I was gonna have it for dinner but instead i’m gonna save it for work lunch tomorrow. Now i’m gonna look for another recipe to make ;)
    Thanks so much.

  5. This is good. However, I grabbed some leftovers for lunch and threw a brat and some of this slaw in the same container. After zapping it in the microwave, this becomes the absolute BEST sauerkraut I have ever tasted. I know it is not real sauerkraut, but it is mighty testy.

  6. This recipe was well-received in my house (hard with a very very very picky husband).

    Since I didn’t plan to use honey (on a Whole30), I used a gala apple instead of a tart one. That added enough sweetness, along with the yellow bell pepper, that we didn’t miss the honey. Also didn’t use celery seed; not sure what we missed without it.

  7. Omg I love this!!!! This is totally my new staple. I paired this with the chicken rosemary & mushroom glaze recipe and my boyfriend and I devoured it all!!! It’s so light & refreshing, will be eating this as a snack all the time!!!!

  8. This is great! I used a whole red cabbage(it was kinda small) and two green apples to get a little more tartness and its really good.

  9. Whipped this up tonight to go with the cilantro turkey burgers — SO GOOD! I used two small heads of cabbage (one green, one red), two apples, two stalks of celery, and doubled the sauce ingredients so I could have a nice big batch for the rest of the week. SO SO SO yummy!

  10. This is a GREAT side! We beefed it up a bit and added sunflower seeds, raisins, juice from half an orange, and chia seeds. It’s a new staple in our house. Love the crunchy freshness!

  11. Loved this recipe, especially with the suggestions! I used Napa cabbage and Fuji apples, and added apple cider vinegar, black pepper, sunflower seeds, pumpkin seeds, currants, toasted flax seeds, and CINNAMON :) Thank you Paleo Plan!

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